Monday, June 10, 2019

Billy Casper Golf Pledges Nationwide Support of 'Fifty for Father'

Pete Crozier to Play 50 Rounds in 50 States in 50 Days

(RESTON, Va.) – Billy Casper Golf (BCG) – one of America’s largest owner-operators of golf courses, country clubs and resorts – will sponsor rounds at their courses across the country for the “Fifty for Father” initiative supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

In honor of his late father who passed from complications of Type 2 diabetes and his 15-year old son who battles Type 1 diabetes, Pete Crozier has pledged to raise awareness and $50,000 towards preventative research. He will do so by playing the sport his father loved – at 50 golf courses in 50 states in 50 days.

“We are privileged and humbled to be apart of this incredible journey for such an important cause,” says CEO Peter Hill, Billy Casper Golf. “Pete not only represents everything the game of golf is about, but everything life is about too. We wish him well on his 50-day trek.”

In line with the company’s mission of providing fun and enjoyable experiences for employees, clients and guests, BCG has partnered with Fifty for Father at these facilities:
Oklahoma: June 5
Page Belcher Golf Course (Stone Creek), Tulsa, Oklahoma
Hawaii: June 15
Ka'anapali Golf Courses (Royal Ka'anapali), Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
Indiana: June 30
The Course at Aberdeen, Valpariso, Indiana
West Virginia: July 3
Oglebay Resort (Speidel Golf Club, Palmer Course), Wheeling, West Virginia
Virginia: July 4
1757 Golf Club, Dulles, Virginia
Delaware: July 7
Rock Manor Golf Club, Wilmington, Delaware
Connecticut: July 10
Lyman Orchards Golf Club (Jones Course), Middlefield, Connecticut

“As a son and a father of loved ones with diabetes, I deeply empathize with families who are struggling, physically and emotionally, with this devastating disease,” says Crozier. “While Type 1 diabetes is currently unpreventable, I believe donations from Fifty for Father can provide hope of someday finding a cure.”

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